Domestic air fares set to go up from Nov 5

New Delhi: Domestic flights will become dearer from Monday with Jet Airways, Paramount Airways and the low-cost airline SpiceJet set to raise their fares by Rs150 to offset the increase in the price of aviation turbine fuel.

The hike will make it the second month in a row that airlines will be hiking the fuel surcharge. State-owned Air India is yet to decide on a hike.

In a statement, Jet Airways said that fuel surcharge would go up by Rs150 from November 5 on all types of fares for travel in business and economy class.

In this regard he also mentioned that Kingfisher would fly Bangalore- New York and Bangalore-San Francisco non-stop as part of its long-haul service.